new york times

  • Living Inside 'The Canyons'

    No one has seen 'The Canyons' yet, but it's gotten a wave of bad publicity thanks to the involvement of Lindsay Lohan and a popular 'New York Times' magazine article about what a disaster the filming was. I talked to writer Bret Easton Ellis and...

  • Make Politics Stop, Please

    If you’re lucky enough not to be paying attention to American electoral politics, a good visual metaphor for it is that of two diarrheal, toothless pigs trying to eat each other in a pen that’s rapidly filling up with their sour-smelling feces.

  • Genius in Exile

    Writer James Purdy's work is like a dark underground river that flows undetected through the American landscape and deserves to be waded in.